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by Sizani Ngubane, Rural Women's Network in 2012
The Rural Women’s Movement (RWM), a KwaZulu-Natal NGO, has in the course of its work with more than 50 000 rural women extensively documented the harsh realities of rural lives under the unaccountable authority of traditional leaders and their institutions of power. In a district that cannot be...
by José Graziano da Silva, The Guardian (Poverty Matters Blog) in 2012
The voluntary guidelines on the responsible governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests in the context of national food security set foundations that are indispensable to resolve these issues. Responsible governance of tenure enables sustainable social, economic and environmental...
by Denise Williams, The Sowetan in 2012
A report on Child Support Grant Evaluation released by Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini in Gugulethu on the Cape Flats this week found examples of misuse of grants, bribery and attempts to mislead or deceive officials in order to get grants. Other problems included isolated incidents...
by Clar Ni Chonghaile, The Guardian (Global Development) in 2012
The World Bank said in April that 120 cash transfer programmes had been rolled out in Africa over the past 10 years. Given the volatile global economy and frequent climate-related events such as drought, the bank said, "there is significant scope to improve and expand these programmes. The latest...
by Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) (ACP-EU Cotonou Agreement) in 2012
You’re invited to make the connection 6–9 November 2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Join CTA (ACP-EU Cotonou Agreement) from 6-9 November 2012 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to discuss the future of agricultural value chains. This unique four day event will bring together international experts and...

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